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Suspects sentenced for terrorizing Boundary Waters campers

There are 13 comments on the TwinCities.com story from May 6, 2008, titled Suspects sentenced for terrorizing Boundary Waters campers. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

Three suspects got sentences Monday ranging from probation to nine months in jail for terrorizing campers in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness last August.

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jeremiah wright

Saint Paul, MN

#1 May 6, 2008
these people are lucky i'm not the judge. I'd have them burned at the stake.
Jackpine Justice

Minneapolis, MN

#2 May 6, 2008
I'm sure their communities, families and neighbors are proud of them.
Cathy of IGHS

Saint Paul, MN

#3 May 6, 2008
What a joke. If it was my family that they were terriorizing, I would track them down and handle the matter myself.
Ben Dillione

Rochester, MN

#4 May 6, 2008
Those three should of got 3 years in prison and banned from going to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area for life.

“whatalongstrange tripitsbeen ”

Since: Feb 08

Minneapolis

#5 May 6, 2008
as a former resident of ely I think these guys got off really lite! I wish the judge would have thrown the book at them more. Hopefully the other two guys will get stiffer penalties.
BDofMSP

Minneapolis, MN

#6 May 6, 2008
Editor? If they are sentenced, they aren't really "suspects" anymore are they?
al coholic

Saint Paul, MN

#7 May 6, 2008
booyah
This seems lite

Saint Paul, MN

#8 May 6, 2008
Last year a Native American man 22 y.o. was sentenced to 11 months in jail with a felony conviction for discharging a firearm in St. Louis County. Frankly, I do not remember the full background but remember a few people commenting on how light the sentence was.

Because of these guys sentence reductions, they probably will be allowed to own guns in the future.

Cathy of IGHS
Understand your reaction but going after someone with a gun, late at night and being unarmed yourself is not a good ideal.
Basswood

Minneapolis, MN

#9 May 6, 2008
It was a plea bargain to go after Lackner. He'll get whats coming.
Tybalt

Saint Paul, MN

#10 May 6, 2008
this Lackner a-hole ought to be burned at the stake.
Brian of Bassett Lake

AOL

#12 May 9, 2008
Age may have been a factor. The fellow of 37 and, as yet, unsentenced may windup shafted as the ringleader. As for the Native American mentioned in other comments, you cannot compare the results in different legal situations--and I am a Native American.

Brian

420 DuDe

Since: Feb 08

ST.Paul, MN

#13 May 9, 2008
Hey Judge why so light in the sentence ???? I agree they all should be BANNED from the boundary waters!!!

> Cathy of IGHS < ..sounds like FUN

> jeremiah wright < ... I must agree with you but only if this was a made for movie or we COULD call it a " theater act " (like those smokers used in the bar) LOL

> al coholic < always look forward to your comment !!

PEACE
OwlGore

Monroe, LA

#14 May 9, 2008
maybe we can turn them into biofuel.

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